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Single and 40- A Perspective on Aging

Of all the revelations that come with age, the enlightenments that come with aging are arguably some of the hardest to deal with.  When you’re 40 years old and single, these truths can be glaring. As our married counterparts are settling comfortably into life with a spouse who has vowed to love them through thick… Continue reading Single and 40- A Perspective on Aging

body positive · life · lifestyle

Weekend Walks: What You Tell Yourself Matters

Something came to my attention recently, and it kind of threw me for a loop… I’m wrong sometimes.  About myself. About my body.  About how I see myself versus how things really are. I know… let’s all just breathe.  We’ll get through this together… This was no accidental discovery on my part either.  This was… Continue reading Weekend Walks: What You Tell Yourself Matters

Goals · life · lifestyle

How Do You Google That? Pursuing Your Dream Life is Hard

Complicated. Perplexing. Confounding. Befuddling.  Confusing. Life. I mean, seriously…what the heck, man??  This ride was a whole lot more fun when I had everything figured out.  Which was approximately immediately before I realized I knew nothing. And since then, it’s like walking into a classroom and being told you have a test that you weren’t… Continue reading How Do You Google That? Pursuing Your Dream Life is Hard

life · lifestyle · personal development · trust

Braving Trust

HAPPY FRIDAY, FRIENDS!! My obsession with personal development is real and runs deep. As far back as I can remember, I’ve harbored an endless hunger to learn more about myself, what makes me tick, how to understand others, and how to better myself and the world around me.  I’ve devoured books, internet articles, and even… Continue reading Braving Trust

lifestyle · personal development · self-improvement

The True Success of Failure

Yesterday, I posted on instagram about failure and what it has come to mean for me.  And I realized that I actually had quite a lot to say on the subject, of which I just scratched the surface in my post (because, let’s be serious, nobody is going to instagram for the stimulating prose…) Let… Continue reading The True Success of Failure

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The Internship I Didn’t Expect

OH. MY. HOTFUDGESUNDAE.  Okay, so the other day in my post, I mentioned that I’d been working on securing my internship for the Fall.  I attended an orientation for Habitat for Humanity and was ready to turn in my paperwork for that internship.  I had applied for another one, but was pretty resigned to not… Continue reading The Internship I Didn’t Expect

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Starfish and Inspiration

Hey, friends! I know…I’m, like, the most unreliable blogger EVER.  I’m so sorry!  At some point, life has to slow down a little, right?  RIGHT???  So much for the lazy days of summer… But today, I’m super excited!  With my newly re-organized craft room, I’m finally getting my inspiration (and motivation) back.  YAY! It’s still… Continue reading Starfish and Inspiration